Readers share their thoughts on past issues.
The single sanction’s razor-thin survival of a student vote has prompted the Honor Committee to appoint a study commission, the first such comprehensive review of the University of Virginia Honor System since 2000.
Many readers sent in feedback to the summer cover story “Modern Honor.” A selection of letter excerpts appear, along with a letter from the Editor on the Honor System piece.
In 2013, students voted in an “informed retraction” measure to the Honor System. This past spring, the single sanction barely survived a vote. Now what?
Honor Committee chair says that Informed Retraction, introduced in April 2013, has been a success.
Readers share their thoughts on recent articles and events.
Slavery at UVA
The discovery of 67 poorly marked and unmarked graves ("Unearthing Slavery at the University of Virginia," Spring 2013) of African Americans formerly associated with the University...
In a late-February vote, students voted to add an informed retraction option to the University's Honor System. Students voted on two proposals.
In a February vote, students approved the addition of “informed retraction” to the Honor System. Informed Retraction allows students to take responsibility for their actions immediately after...
I love The University of Virginia Magazine, and by far, my favorite column is “Required Reading,” where almost always there is a list of...
How the Honor System has evolved why the Honor Committee hopes its new proposal might help.
Follow two students as they go through both the existing and proposed Honor systems.
In August, when I became the University’s eighth president, I joined a community whose culture and traditions are unique among American universities. Part of what attracted me...
The University’s Honor System continues to stand the test of time. A student-governed body for 99 years and an integral part of student life for 160 years,...